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  • Racial Profiling
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    Racial Profiling is the act to draw or shape or bring outside its original or aphis. Racial Profiling has been around for years and still is a subject that doesn't lose it structure. It should not be mixed in with Stereotyping, because they are two different things. This type of profiling includes many different areas where it can take place in. Thus as in the military, school, television, media, music and last of not least law enforcement. Racial Profiling does not just happen to black people b...
  • Form Of Racial Profiling
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    Racial Profiling: Individual Prejudice or Organizational Protocol? Kelly BaymillerMarch 26, 2005 Racial profiling is generally defined as discrimination put into action based on a stereotype. No one is excluded from the potential to experience some form of racial profiling, regardless of one's race, gender, or religion. Racial profiling has existed in various forms since slavery. During the reconstruction of the South, the first sense of racial profiling began with "Black Codes."Black Codes" wer...
  • Cop
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    RACIAL PROFILING DOES EXIST Does racial profiling exist here in the United States? The answer to that question is yes. First of all what is racial profiling? Racial profiling is an illegal method the police you to top a person or person on the bases of their race. Racial profiling happen to blacks and Hispanics more then it does to the Caucasians. A white person may not know what racial profiling is and what it feels like. The meaning of racial profiling does not even come close to explaining or...
  • Profile
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    Racial profiling is a law enforcement strategy that encourages police officers to stop and question African-Americans simply because of their race. Employers and government agencies that require job applicants to list their "race" or "ethnicity" on employment and contracting applications perform racial profiling thousands of times every day. Thus employers can hire the right number of the right colors, according to federal law. This is defined as "good" racial profiling. "Bad" racial profiling o...
  • Racial Profiling In America
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    Racial Profiling: Unfair to the Innocent The issue of racial profiling in America is one of great importance to the future of American society. This issue fairly new, in terms of being recognized is old in its ways. Racism and stereotyping are issues that date back to hundreds of years ago. Racial profiling in America is one that needs to be addressed by the government and society if we ever want America to truly be, "The Land of The Free". One of the main examples of racial profiling is called ...
  • March Combat Racial Profiling The Opp
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    Kenora OPP will test 12 in-cruiser cameras First time devices used in Canada By JANET GIBSON, Sun Media KENORA -- Like a black box in an airplane, it's indestructible. A digital video camera mounted inside a police cruiser was displayed by the Kenora OPP yesterday, part of a three-year pilot project that kicks off March COMBAT RACIAL PROFILING The OPP will test 12 in-cruiser video cameras in Kenora and 22 in Toronto -- the first time such cameras have been used by a police force in Canada. The c...
  • Use Of Race As A Factor
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    Talk: Racial profiling From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I revised the article after realizing that there are at least 3 different meanings of racial profiling. I think opponents of 'racial profiling' would agree with the definition: the unjustified use of race as a consideration in profiling suspects The question remains, of course, what would justify the use of race. When searching for an individual (such as the man who just robbed a liquor store), police always ask for a description. The...
  • Issue Of Racial Profiling In America
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    Cory Lewis English 50 Racial Targeting and Profiling The practice of targeting individuals for police investigation based on their race alone in the last few years has been an increasingly prominent issue in American society. Numerous magazines, newspapers, and journals have explored the issue of race-motivated police actions. Recently, the ABA Journal did a study of New Jersey and Pennsylvania traffic stops from 1998 to 2001, concluding that black drivers were more likely to be pulled over and ...
  • Allegations Against The New Jersey State Police
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    The topic of racial profiling amongst minority individuals in the state of New Jersey has been a heated issue for the past several years. This department has been charged with numerous allegations of racism and is the main focus for racial based events in police departments nationwide. Although racial profiling amongst police officers in the state of New Jersey has been a major issue for many years, it has not been until recently that action has been taken in order to investigate the alleged pro...
  • Racial Profiling In The Past Favor
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    Hypothesis / Outline Hypothesis: The events of September 11th has caused racial profiling, a practice that was vilified by many just months ago, to become a common and accepted practice used by the government, airline officials, police agencies, and the American public. Profiling has also become a necessary tool used to prevent further terrorist attacks on the United States. Map of the Territory: I. Racial profiling is the practice of "selecting someone for investigation or stronger action on th...
  • Certain Racial Groups The Problem With Law
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    We must ensure that stereotypes and prejudice, whether consciously or unconsciously, do not creep into the work we do - Attorney General Janet Reno What is race In the colonial era, Western ideologies helped to build a dominant European society. The rise of the West had a dramatic effect on the rest of the world. A new Capitalist economy was adopted. It operated on the basis of oppression. Prior to this time, races did not exist. Yet, as the white man came into power, his superiority was enforce...
  • Victim Of Racial Profiling
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    Jamal Jenkins Mrs. Garner 1301-2 10-3-03 RACIAL PROFILING Racial profiling is a method used by local and federal law enforcement agencies to determine whether a person may be suspect of a criminal act. Racial profiling is wrong and is a form of racism, and it also goes against the basic parameters of the Bill of Rights. Racial profiling has been used for decades by law enforcement agencies, dating back to the early sixties during the civil rights movement. One of the most famous accounts of raci...
  • Crime To The Attention Of Law Enforcement
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    In recent years, racial profiling has become the subject of much controversy in the United States. This law enforcement tactic has come under so much scrutiny because many feel that it specifically targets minorities and violates our civil rights. However, when race is combined with other key identifying characteristics of criminal involvement, profiling is a sensible and useful technique in which police employ the laws of probability to make the best use of their scarce resources in attacking c...
  • Profilers Use Statistics
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    The topic of racial profiling is a risky one because of the person doing the profiling may be considered a racist. Over the years racial profiling has had several advantages and several disadvantages. I am not a racist and I plan on taking a neutral stance when talking about this subject. Racial profiling has been around forever and to be saying that it has only happened to the blacks is ludicrous. All nations do it and probably will continue doing it. It has been around this world ever since th...
  • Police Officers
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    Racial Profiling can be defined as the identification of racial factors, such as skin color, hair texture, facial structure, physical attire, gender, spoken language, accent, or religion. As noted above, there are many ways in which someone can be racially profile. Racial profiling has been used for many years. It started with segregation in the early 1900's and recently with cases such as Major Aaron Campbell vs. Florida. Yet, racial profiling has been overlooked and not investigated thoroughly...
  • Disadvantage Of A Particular Minority Race
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    Racial profiling has become a major issue in the political field as well as in the area of law enforcement. The huge controversy that has been stirred up on this issue is well earned. The beneficial aspects of racial profiling are strongly supported by statistics that display that racial profiling is an effective measure for fighting crime. However, there are diminishing effects on certain minority groups because of the opinion that minorities are constantly being unreasonably suspected of wrong...

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